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america this morning. this photograph taken by celebrity photographer kevin abosch recently sold at auction for more than a million bucks. abosch is known for his portraits of famous people. abosch revealed this month that he sold a simple portrait of an organic irish potato to a european businessman last year. the man reportedly paid one million euros for "potato #345" - the equivalent of one-million- eighty-thousand dollars. 3 3 good morning... 3 it's .... thursday january 28-th3 i'm holly headrick.3 and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner
our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3 some school districts have announced make-up days for the winter storm. buncombe county schools will make up days on february 12th and june sixth. also, the early release day on february 11th will now be a full day. transylvania county schools will make up days on february 15th and march 24th. in jackson countytythe blue ridge district will make up days on february 15th, may 25th and may 26th. the smoky mountain district will make up days on february 15th, june ninth and june tenth. 3 3 3 breaking overnight... a chase buncombe county slowed traffic on a major insterstate.
is what we know so far. it started in haywood county when a deputy tried t tstop the vehicle. it ended shortly after 11 p-m. that is when the suspect's vehicle crashed into a guardrail on i-40 eastbound in buncombe county, near the brevard road exit. because of all of the law enforcement on the scene... traffic was backed up for quite a while there. authorities have not released any other details at this time. 3 3 3 new this morning... a fire damages part of a home in weaverville.. firefighters were called to the home on village park drive around 10:30 last night. our crew at the scene captured firefighters removing the bed. the weaverville fire department tells us the fire was contained to the bedroom. the woman inside and her dog made it out safely. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. 3 3 investigators are still working this morning to determine the cause of a house fire in candler. the blaze started around seven last night on walter crawford road. crews quickly got the fire out and no one was hurt. 3 3 ((beeping)) the loud beeping of this carbon monoxide alarm saved a man's life in marion.
woke him up after he fell asleep in front of the tv. investigators say his gas logs were broken... and the fumes could have killed him. 3 take sotdon anderson saved by co alarm9:16 kim do you think the alarm saved your life don: yep kim:no question about it don: no question the fire station in marion distributes free alarms to the public. stop by the fire station if you would like one for your home. 3 3 today marks the 30th anniversary of the challenger tragedy. nasa will pay will tribute to the crews of apollo one and space shuttles challenger and columbia... as well as other nasa colleagues, during the agency's day of remembrance. seven members of the challenger crew died on the morning of january 28, 1986, when a booster engine failed, causing the shuttle to break apart just 73 seconds after launch. 3 3 3 the leader of the armed group occupying the wildlife refuge in oregon... wants his followers to leave. as reid binion reports, ammon bundy's plea to end the occupation comes just one day after he and several others were arrested. 3 --reporter pkg-as follows--
"please stand down. please stand down."an attorney for oregon armed protest leader ammon bundy......reading bundy's statement asking followers to end their armed occupation at the malheur national wildlife refuge.(mike arnold, bundy attorney) "let us take this fight from here. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts."it came a day after protester lavoy finicum was shot and killed by police during the arrest of bundy and four of his followers. officials say finicum led authorities on a high speed chase, exited his vehicle, and reached for his waistband, where he had a gun.that's when officials say swat team members opened fire.two additional arrests related to the occupation were made in burns oregon......and a third in arizona.as some protesters stayed at the refuge wednesday in defiance, others left, including three men who were arrested.while ammon bundy wants them all to decamp... ...his father, nevada rancher and activist cliven bundy, disagrees.(cliven bundy/rancher, activist) "they gave up from holding the refuge. that's their only thing that brings you guys out
reporting -----end----- cnn.script----- 3 3 a candler man and woman face charges in a hendersonville armed robbery. marlene allen is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. james allen is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. deputies say they responded to a house tuesday on asheville highway, near clayton homes. they found a victim was robbed of prescription drugs at knife- point. both suspects are being held in the henderson county jail. 3 3 3 3 happening today... some residents in the mountains will be the first to experience the state's new mobile dmv office. the mobile office will be open from 9 this morning until 4 at the polk county license plate agency on walker street. it is all part of governor pat mccrory's initiative to improve customer service and cut wait times at the d-m-v. this is video from when the governor toured the west asheville d-m-v and made the announcement about the changes. 3 3 the asheville humane society is helping in the rescue of 600 animals involved in an animal cruelty case near fayetteville. the hoke county sheriff's office began
animal rescue after getting several complplnts of sick animals adopted from the facility. authorities found more than 3030dogs... 250 cats... and 40 horses were being kept in filthy living conditions... many with no shelter. 3 capt. john kivetthoke county "well you've got uh animals out here with open wounds, you've got animals out here with skin conditions animals that appear to be malnutritioned uh different things like that." the owners of the facility were arrested on charges of animal cruelty. the asheville humane society will work with authorities to help care for the animals until custody is determined by a court. 3 3 local agencies are taking a snapshot of homelessness in asheville as part of a national effort known as "point-in-time count". the program makes a count in the city every january. homeless veterans make up a large percentage of the local homeless population. organizers say this event helps them track where those veterans are located, so they can help. 3 "it's really important that we
veterans are out there so that we can continue to measure the reduction so that we can get to zero homeless veterans. this really is a very valuable piece of information to help us understand just where we are and the progress we're making year after year after year." crews were on city streets to contact as many homeless people as possible 3 3 3 duke university suspends all sorority activities. the suspension comes after an alcohol-related incident happened during a rush event tuesday night. according to an email sent out by campus officials, a new sorority member was hospitalized in critical condition overnight. that student is expected to recover. university officials have partially lifted the sorority ban to allow sisterhood events, chapter meetings, and community service activities. 3 a woman in michigan is speaking out about an august traffic stop in which she says the officer asked her to shake her bra. the routine stop turned into a search for contraband, with a drug- sniffing dog being called to the scene. it happened after a
to having a small amount of marijuana. the woman says the experience left her feeling degraded and believes the officer handled the situation improperly. the woman is asking for 50-thousand dollars to settle her complaint against the officer. 3 police in texas arrested a 17- year-old after he intentionally hit two 18-year old students with his car. the victims - a male and a female - were getting off of the school bus when the driver rammed his vehicle into them. both students suffered minor injuries. police say the suspect told them he was tired of all of the talk at school. no further information was released in terms of what he meant by that statement. 3 here's an animal you don't see every day. it's a two- headed turtle! its owner brought the turtle to a south miami animal hospital for a checkup. the vet says the six-year-old turtle is surprisingly healthy, as similar turtles usually don't live very long. the turtle is now headed to a new life at a zoo in the philippines. 3 3 fans crowded outside of bank of america stadium for hours to wish the carolina panthers
practice since their n-f-c championship win. fans even took their kids out of school for a chance to be a few feet away from the super bowl bound panthers. they chanted m-v-p as quarterback cam newton ran into practice... and were hopeful to get a few autographs. 3 3 3 3 a beer company 3 is welcoming a new addition to its family. we introduce you to "mac", the baby clydesdale.
3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from ed kisselburg. looks like he was up early enough to catch the moon at sunrise. very beautiful. you can send us your pictures and video too. just log on to w-l-o-s dot com. or e-mail them to pics at w-l-o-s dot com. 3 3 the time is now 4:xx. a mashup video of adorable baby animals to make you smile. the animal that's stealing the
3 in this morning's the buzz, work continues on the super bowl staduim for next month's big game. levi's stadium is just outside san francisco. workers are using paint cans and airbrushes to add logos, hash marks and other emblemsms to the field. the n-f-l is turning the san francisco 49- ers home stadium into the place that will host the league's biggest sporting event. the carolina panthers and denver broncos take the field february seventh. 3 daily show host trevor noah says he couldn't find a good book about himself. so he's writing one. and like him, the book doesn't have an appendix. an imprint of random house said it made a book deal with the 31-year-old, who took over the daily show from jon stewart in september. the collection of personal essays will chronicle noah's time growing up during the last days of apartheid. 3 a white actor has been cast
pop star. according to the guardian, joseph fines will play michael jackson in an upcoming comedy in the u-k. the half-hour t-v show will air on the british channel sky arts. it will center around a fabled road trip, in which jackson, elizabeth taylor, and marlon brando try to get home from new york to los angeles -- following the terrorist attacks on september 11-th. 3 the budweiser clydesdale family welcomes its newest member. meet "mac." the company said his name is in honor of its clydesdales being "the most macro of all icons." it is also a nod to the company's tagline: "proudly a macro beer." anheuser-busch announced the foal was born at the warm springs ranch in missouri. 3 3 3 3 3 here is a look at current
jay, a supermodel has a new addition to her family? yeah, and apparently no one knew she was expecting. tyra banks announced she and her boyfriend erik asla had a little boy with the help of a surrogate. tyra announced the birth with a knitted cap. and as for the name, york banks-asla. this is 42-year- old tyra's first child. she and erik, a photographer, started dating about two years ago. here you go "one direction" fans. louis tomlinson taking the stage for the first time as a hands-on dad. louis loaded up his newborn son into an s-u-v, along with the baby's mother, briana jungwirth. their kid is about six days old but the pair has yet to announce the baby's name. bachelor's favorite lauren 3 bushnell looks like she is taken, judging from the ring 3 on her finger. the photo surfaced tuesday. lauren wearing what looks like an engagement ring and it caused a storm thanks to her friend who posted the picture on instagram. the photo was actually taken two months
his dreams. according to t- m-z, there is no way she was married during the competition or even engaged. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 a local firefighter needs the community's help after a devestating fire... coming up in our next half hour... how